DETROIT, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) – The Detroit Police Department says a man is in custody after an armed robbery and fleeing police on foot.

It happened Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. when the 36-year-old entered a local business in the 1100 block of West Warren producing a weapon and demanded merchandise from the cashier.

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The cashier gave the suspect over 30 iPhones and an undisclosed amount of money.

After taking the items, the suspect left the location through a rear door and fled on foot.

As officers from the 3rd Precinct were arriving, they saw the suspect fleeing and pursued him on foot.

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The suspect was transported to the Detroit Detention Center for processing.

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